Jul
15
2014

Texas Children’s Fetal Center confirms improved diagnostic abilities

Texas Children’s Fetal Center staff has taken a closer look at fetal imaging, conducting three separate studies which evaluate the effectiveness and importance of diagnostic tools such as Fetal MRIs for identifying and treating CDH (congenital diaphragmatic hernia), EA (esophageal atresia) and MBA (mainstream bronchial atresia). The three studies were published in the Journal of Read More…

Jul
15
2014

Department of Surgery hosts training workshop for PumpKIN trial

Texas Children’s Hospital hosted a two-day training workshop on June 25-26 for the PumpKIN clinical trial protocol attended by cardiovascular surgeons and cardiologists from medical centers throughout the United States. Texas Children’s Hospital is one of 22 hospitals selected as a clinical site in an NHLBI trial of new technology for children, infants and neonates Read More…

Jul
15
2014

Bump Watch: Returning to work after maternity leave

By Eden McCleskey Greetings all! Since I haven’t posted in a while, I’ll share a quick update. My first child, Jess, is 18 months old and doing great. His little sister, Austen Elizabeth, is 4 months old. Yep, I had another one already! Getting pregnant the second time happened FAST, but it all worked out. Read More…

Jul
8
2014

Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids, HR 4930

Two year-old Zoey Klein ran around the hallways of the congressional offices chasing after Congressman Pete Olson while her older brother, four year-old Will, chuckled at the playful race. The two were blissfully unaware of the importance of this moment in their lives or the fact that the man who played around in the hallways Read More…

Jul
8
2014

First sports medicine symposium draws huge turnout

The West Campus Sports Medicine program sponsored its first symposium June 26 to educate athletic trainers, coaches, physical therapists and school nurses on common sports-related healthcare issues in pediatric and adolescent athletes. In a filled-to-capacity seminar, the Sports Medicine clinical care team spoke on topics that ranged from common injuries and rehabilitation to concussions and Read More…